Micromax Canvas Infinity First Look

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Thanks to the 5.7-inch 18:9 screen, the Micromax Canvas Infinity has a higher-than-usual screen-to-body ratio which comes close to the 80 percent mark.

Micromax is slowly bringing its A-game to the highly-competitive Indian smartphone market, where Chinese brands have disrupted the flow of late.

The company had sold 2.6 million LYF and JioFi devices during the fourth quarter and almost 10 million units in the last financial year.

After series of teasers, Micromax finally unveiled the Canvas Infinity at an event in New Delhi on Tuesday. With a 5.7-inch 18:9 aspect ratio, the phone promises more screen with a compact form factor. The smartphone comes with 83% screen to body ratio.

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Processor: The device is powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset which clocks at 1.4GHz and is supported by Adreno 308 GPU. The phone comes out with 3GB of RAM along with 32GB of built-in storage space which can be expanded with a Micro SD card. This is a dual-SIM device. Both camera units are supported by flash.

In terms of photography, the Micromax Canvas Infinity features a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with an f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, 1.12um pixel size, 81.5-degree field of view, and an LED flash module. Essentially, the camera will take multiple pictures and stitch them together to create an image of higher quality. It is packed with 2900 mAh battery that claims to offer 260 hours of stand by time, 11 hours of talk time and 24 hours of music playback. Sensors on the smartphone include an Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Gravity sensor and Fingerprint (rear-mounted) sensor.

The highlight of the phone is the display but the other specifications too are decent. We had a chance to play around with the Rs 9,999 Micromax Canvas Infinity, and here's what we think.

The device will run Android 7 Nougat at launch and will get the update to Android 8.0 Oreo as soon as it is available, says Sharma. The power-key button and volume up-down keys are all placed on the right-hand edge of the device and a 3.5mm audio jack is placed on the very top edge of the phone.